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Surreal Wire Drawings of Eyes by Sophie Ryder


UK-based artist Sophie Ryder is a brilliant sculptor who works primarily with wire. Her large-scale wire drawings are like three-dimensional sketches that are simultaneously transparent and opaque. Her series of works depicting eyes are especially intriguing and captivating. They are, no pun intended, eye-catching.

The artist's piece, simply titled Eye, presents a realistic rendition of the human eye as though it were a charcoal illustration ripped from a sketchbook and suspended in the middle of a field. The artist's chosen medium and design aesthetic leave many holes in the sculptural work to seem almost like a window. It complements the landscape, adding a surreal effect.




Photo credit: Spike Fisher







Sophie Ryder website
via [2headedsnake]

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Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
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